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impact with another project and that would be the case with the masonic -- project. the planning department itself sis in their brief the cumulative impact is the streets and their vicinity affected by the project. masonic is the major north-south thoroughfare and fell and oak are the major east-west thoroughfares. masonic has 32,000 motor vehicles a day it's a few blocks from baker street. in fact, they were going to remove a bus stop on central, which is only one block from masonic. the masonic project would remove all street parking on both sides of masonic for over half a mile including through fell street around 171 parking spaces reduce travel lanes on masonic during morning and evening rush hour just as the fell and oak would remove -- on rush hour and reduce lanes on baker which -- between fell and oak. many motorists basically, and pedestrians, turn north on masonic from fell and oak. many who are proceeding southbound on masonic turn left on oak. so the masonic project will have environmental impact on the same neighborhood which will be compounded by this particular pr
. >> thank you. my name's -- and i am the owner of fullton food shop on fulton and mason yiic and i have a gren zone that i pay for on masonic for loading, unloading, a customer to make a quick run late night and you're taking away this option by taking away the parking. that's not going to be the right thing. i just don't see why taking away the parking is going to make it better environmental and safer for pedestrians and people who live on masonic. thank you. >> president chiu: any other members of the public wish to speak on behalf of the appellants? seeing none, why don't we now hear from the planning department. you have up to 10 minutes for describing the grounds of your determination that the project is exempt from environmental review. >> good afternoon, president chiu, members of the board. i am brent bowling jer, environmental planner with the planning department. joining me is victoria wise, senior planner and project supervisor for the sf mta fell and oak street bikeways project that is the subject of today's appeal. also here today is luis montoya, mta project manager and o
and reduced visibility on such busy corridors. the masonic avenue bicycle project is only three blocks away yet the city claims they do not overlap so this should not be studied. the masonic plan will remove 167 parking spaces and all commute lanes. there is a target store planned on masonic and geary which will add to the traffic in the area. removing the commuter lane, adding raised plantares throughout the buffer strip and removing over 90 parking spaces constitutes an unusual circumstance of the project. proposed parking mitigation peat adequate. this is a highly dense touristy area and a main east-west corridor. there's no one else -- impact on neighboring streets such as hayes paige and haight street. part six -- is a priority street. finally, because the fell and oak project is obviously part of the greater plan to create bike lanes ceqa analysis should be done in connection with the eir for the san francisco bicycle plan project not piecemealed from the larger project that is ceqa rule. determination -- the determination made no effort to address the fell oak project in the larger c
2 against george mason. linn will dominate in the acc. hornets take advantage. del state up early. a lovely drive for two. the game tied. howard, a good idea. there is the mismatch of which i spoke. terps with a six-point lead. here is the play of the game. howard finds wells. yes! the 12,000 gasping as he took flight. charles mitchell had 19 points and 14 rebounds. he has not had more than six points in the last three games. everyone involved. in nice pass. the terps tied their third longest winning streak. 39-50 is the final. north carolina at home. the first half. jone
must be 80 years of age. as far as young people that are coming out of some george mason university which is a hotbed of austrian economics and public choice economics. i'm not sure there is anyone really of that stature who is writing columns for the new york times and so forth. thomas told rights, would he is in his 80's. so it's hard to say. my book is one of the more popular textbooks now. so i teach and so forth. i have been on the tv shows. maybe i'm playing a little bit of greuel. friedman always said that he stood on the shoulders of giants . isaac newton. and i feel the same way. i've benefited so much for all of these great economists who've come before me. >> you said you teach. where are you currently teaching? >> mercy college, teaching a program at sing sing penitentiary believe there not. i was teaching at columbia university. .. the best and brightest, what i'll tell you what, a maximum-security prison to all male. twenty-five students. they have an incredible thirst for knowledge. unbelievable how these men who have been in prison, committed serious crimes in their
. the traders joe at masonic was, but i think they are not any longer. i am not sure what they are doing. they may be redeeming in-store. you can redeem in-store, meaning that you take it back and some stores kind of do that quietly. in other words, they don't put out a big sign and you can quietly redeem in-store and avoid the $100. it's a relatively small number in the city. i'm not sure if it's been high enough is to make the stores not do it. they just haven't chosen that option at this point. >> so for those that have done it, we don't have anything to address the waste that they are generated, it's basically accounted for when they elect to pay the fee? >> it's just basically spread out amongst the rest of the city essentially. >> okay. so it seems to me that it is going to require a combination of ideas. i am inclined to agree with commissioner dooley. i don't like being heavy-handed or anything like that, but the environment and the waste is a mandatory matter that has to be addressed because it happens to be reality. so it seems to me that certainly existing facilities n
mason university found spending cut will result in two million jobs lost and 215 billion dollar drop in the nation gross domestic product. that's the value of all the goods and services produced. for california it means defense spending would be cut by half billion dollars. 12,000 children from low income family would look the access to head start programs, 2,000 fewer women not given screening for breast cervical cancer. domestic violence people would lose services. 8,000 tour california tested for hive and 2 96,000 students would see their title 1 benefit cut. employment assistance to 143 143,000 job seekers also cut. and uc health system could face 21 million in cuts from the loss of medicare revenue. after today white house meeting nancy pelosi said she was encouraged a little. >> but it was constructive and candor is constructive and i think it moved us forward. well see. >>reporter: republicans blame president obama for the collapse of a bigger deal which would have cut spending and reduce the debt. >> it is the president's responsibility to layout a plan and to bring peop
by george mason university found cuts will result in two million jobs lost and a $215 billion drop in the nation's gross domestic product. for california, it means defense spending will be cut by half a billion dollars, 12,000 children would lose their access to head head start programs and fewer women would receive screening. 7,000 victims of domestic violence would lose services. 8,000 fewer californians tested for hiv. 296,000 students could see their benefits cut and employment assistance to 143,000 job seekers also cut. uc health systems could face 21 million in cuss cuts. after today's meeting, nancy pelosi said she was encouraged a little it was constructive. and candor is constructive. and... i think it moved us. >> republicans blame the president for the collapse of a bigger deal which would have cut spending and reduced debt. >> it's the president's response dwroiblt layout a plan and to bring people together. >> larry reid agreed to spend the weekend working on a plan. >> i'm looking at impact of the spending cuts that -- from that study. when you start to get into speci
headquarters, fort mason, was the fisherman's wharf area was the port of embarkation for the wars in the pacific. just this week we brought in a world war ii 16-inch bottle ship gun to the marine head lands to put it up at battery townsly which would have been the pinnacle of coastal artillery in world war ii. so, we now have a canon or artillery collection that spans in our park that spans from the civil war to the cold war, including a preserve 19-missile base. some of you also know that during the 1906 earthquake, the army assisted greatly in the response to the city's needs. and the public flocked to the open lands at golden gate park and at the presidio, the open areas that they had there. the army provided tents and food for them during that transition period. all of our planning indicates that that probably would happen again if we had a big one. they probably would be coming to the lands that we now manage. so, what is the park services' connection to all of this? we have our centennial of our organization coming up in 2016 in four years, and we feel what we believe are am
. for us it will be all rain. get to the mason- line you will h have to-4 inches. if you go for their north. rain and aw and cloudy this afternoon. daytime tetemperatures 35-40 degrees. watch as we go through the day. very fastst-moving system makig y to the northeast. by lunchtime we will see clouds out there. temperature stating in the 30's. a blustery day out there, partly sunny skies. 15-20 miles per
. the terps won 11 in a row and that is the longest winning streak in a decade. george mason plays south florida tonight, american at 6th-ranked kansas. >>> meanwhile, losing to three of the last four games and out west facing byu15 secs into the game and hits the 3-point, later in the first half, left all alone and guess what? hits another 3-pointer and had 29 points in the first half and eddie with the offensive board and the putback and with that team high of 17 points. and with that rebound to davies and the foul, the career high, 42 points, virginia tech falls to byu, 97-71 and the hokies open up acc play next saturday, hosting maryland. >>> tonight, the wizards can win back-to-back games the first time since last april. early on, things didn't look good against the magic. nelson made four first-quarter 3-pointers and with that 25-8 lead. in the second quarter, rallying back from a 17-point deficit and off the rebound. the perfect alley-oop for the dunk and had 11. the wizards led by 3 at the half. in the second half, this time gives it to a cutting nene down the lane. two of his 23
than 20,000 nasa contractor jobs at risk. that is the conclusion, and this is very new, of george mason in a study economist - we are releasing today. i will make certain that all members have a copy of this study. the report highlights the impact of nasa procurement spending reductions in 11 key states. texas would lose nearly 6000 nasa-related, highly skilled jobs as a result of sequestration. that is a $320 million impact to the state of texas. in conclusion, by focusing on investments and support of the 2010 act, the congress can insure the health of our space industrial base and a short our space program will remain second to none. i thank you for the opportunity to testify on behalf of the space industry. i look forward to your questions. >> thank you for your testimony. and for your accolades. i yield you another hour for your kind words. good testimony, and we thank you. doctor, i recognize you. >> mr. chairman and members of the committee, this for the opportunity to testify. i am from the mountains in switzerland. i am a professor of space science and aerospace engineering at
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